YOGA INSTRUCTORS

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Meg

Meg is thrilled to be offering yoga classes in the Cowichan Valley after completing her certifications in Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga through OmTown, and Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga through MokSana.

Ever since attending a Spinning Babies workshop in 2017, Meg has been especially fascinated with how mindful-movement during pregnancy can positively effect fetal positioning. She believes that the power of group prenatal and postpartum yoga classes is the ability for parents to form supportive communities for themselves, as well as the many health and wellness benefits.

As a Doula and Reiki Master, Meg is passionate about supporting and holding space for families on their journey into parenthood and beyond. Students of all levels of experience are welcome.

Andrea

Andrea is a calm and compassionate space holder for women, especially those on the journey of Motherhood. She welcomes you as you are, creating a sacred container for you to unfold within. She takes special consideration of her students energetic and emotional states, and works to bring awareness and opening.

Andrea teaches from a place of grounded feminine softness, guiding from her heart. Her classes are slow and gentle, yet fiercely empowering, serving to guide you back to your body, breath and truth. Every woman is welcome regardless of previous experience and she strives to create a sense of community.

It was 10 years ago that Andrea first called Yoga into her life. It changed her, helping her to begin to inhabit her body again and heal from a lifetime of dissociation and disordered eating. Since then, she has trained as a Yoga Therapist, pre and postnatal yoga teacher, and shamanic yoga practitioner. She is also a holistic birth and postpartum Doula.

Recently, Andrea birthed Venus Rose Women's Wellness - combining sacred gemstone jewellery, yoga and birthwork to provide healing and empowerment for Women and Mama's. She honours her teachers - Nikki Manzie, Christine Selda and Ann-Kathrin Martins, giving humble thanks for the deep lessons and healing. Andrea resides freshly in the Cowichan Valley with her 5 year old daughter and their cat Rainbow, and she looks forward to bringing Prenatal Yoga and more to the amazing Mamas here.

Learn more at AndreaCelestina.com


YOGA CLASSES

Prenatal Yoga

A yoga class designed specifically for pregnant women. We will use yoga postures, breath techniques and meditation as tools to help women thrive in pregnancy, the birthing process, and beyond. Connect with a supportive community of other expectant mothers. All levels (including beginners) and all stages of pregnancy are welcome.

For the full schedule of Prenatal Yoga classes, and to register, please visit our Class & Event Calendar.

Prenatal Yoga for Labour & Birth

Yoga for Labour and Birth focuses on preparing, strengthening, and opening those areas of the body that will be supporting and working with you through your labour. We will practice yoga postures and movement specific to the various stages of labour. We will also bring in mantras, affirmations, visualization, breathing techniques and deep relaxation to empower you for your upcoming birth journey.

This class is suitable for Mamas at any stage of pregnancy that are ready to explore and prepare for labour and birth. You are welcome and encouraged to begin this class as early in pregnancy as desired.

For the full schedule of Prenatal Yoga for Labour & Birth classes, and to register, please visit our Class & Event Calendar.

Yoga for Baby & Me

A yoga class specifically geared towards postpartum bodies and their babies who are not yet walking. A wonderful way to connect with a community of postpartum parents in the Valley and gently strengthen and honour your postpartum baby. Suitable for all levels and stages of postpartum from 6 weeks onward.

For the full schedule of Yoga for Baby & Me classes, and to register, please visit our Class & Event Calendar.